Dr. Curtis Ellison

Curtis Ellison


Professor of History Emeritus

Director, Colligan History Project


PhD 1970, University of Minnesota

MA, University of Minnesota

BA, University of Alabama

Teaching and Research Interests: 
  • American regionalism and popular culture
  • History of Miami University
Courses Recently Taught: 
  • AMS/HST 213 Appalachia: Cultures and Music
  • AMS/HST 214 History of Miami University
Selected Publications: 
  • General editor, Miami University, 1809-2009: Bicentennial Perspectives, 2009
  • Editor with William Pratt, The Big Ballad Jamboree, A Novel by Donald Davidson, University Press of Mississippi, 1996
  • Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven, University Press of Mississippi, 1995
Work in Progress: 

Dr. Ellison’s current book project places the social history of Miami University in the context of local culture, national social and economic forces, and the history of higher education since 1809.

Contact Information

Hamilton Campus
Room 532A Mosler Hall
Hamilton, OH 45011
513 785 3230